Winter edition of Visionaries out now!

The bumper Christmas edition of Visionaries is out now! It contains a full report from the Retina 2016 Conference as well as an update on all areas of Fighting Blindness. Visionaries is available in a number of accessible formats below. If you would like to request a print copy, please contact us at or call 01 6789 004.

Visionaries – Winter 2016

Download a PDF version of Visionaries – Winter 2016 here.

You can read an accessible web version of Visionaries- Winter 2016 here.

Download a Microsoft Word version of Visionaries – Winter 2016 here.

In this issue….

Christmas Cards available now!

A message from CEO Kevin Whelan


Retina 2016 Conference Report

Retina 2016 Workshops

Retina 2016 Scientific Programme

Retina 2016 Public Engagement Day


The Importance of Self-care


Fighting Blindness Calls for Urgent Publication and Implementation of Primary Care Eye Services Report

Are Clinical trials Measuring the Right Type of Vision

Get Involved

My Legacy

Visionary Heroes

Visionaries Christmas Carols Concert

Well Done Glendalough Trailblazers!

Jeans for Genes Day 

Date for your Diary 2017

Thank you to all our members and fundraisers who have supported us in any way throughout the year. We appreciate all your dedication and hard work and look forward to working with you again in 2017! For more information about any of our work and how you can get involved, please call us on 01 6789 004 or email